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Sewers need upsizing in Esko

The issue of sewer line capacity dominated discussions during the April 18 Thomson Township Board meeting, and threatened to shut down an apartment building project that has been in the planning process for over a year.

Josh Evans — an assistant engineer with the township’s new contracted engineering company, AE2S — recommended a halt on any new construction after surveying and modeling the sanitary sewer capacity for the Southridge subdivision, where developer Gregg Perich of GSP Construction plans to build a 22-unit apartment building.

“Using 2023-24 flow data, the system is at or exceeding...